Monday, January 26, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Dell Launches Malware Protection and Detection Service
Motorola Returns To The Chinese Market with Three New Phones
LG Display Buys Rights To Use New OLED Technology
Turkish Court Orders Facebook to Remove Pages Insulting Mohammad
Malaysia Airlines And Russian Dating Sites Topface Websites Hacked
Logitech Introduces Portable Videoconferencing Solution
NVIDIA Comments On GeForce GTX 970 Memory Allocation Reports
Google Comments On Lack Of Security Patches On Older Android Phones
Active Discussions
Sound card for my Laptop
full screen wide screen
Hi
About the restriction problem of chapter quantity in DVD
Booktype utilities for LiteON and OEM DVD Recorders
downgrade a nero vision 5 project to nero vision 2
what is the minimum burning speed
GSA-4163B and bitsetting
 Home > News > PC Parts > Latest ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Latest SATA Specification Includes USM Requirements and Enhancements


The Serial ATA International Organization (SATA-IO) today announced the completion of its Revision 3.1 Specification. This latest specification update includes design requirements for the SATA Universal Storage Module (USM) for portable storage applications, along with a series of enhancements for added functionality.

The features included in SATA Revision 3.1 extend the speed and reliability of SATA technology to a wide variety of device segments, including consumer electronics and small form factor devices.

First introduced in January 2011, USM enables removable and expandable storage solutions for consumer electronics devices. Using USM developers can incorporate slots into televisions, game consoles, set-top boxes, computers, docking stations and other consumer electronic devices that will accept powered, cable-free storage modules with integrated powered SATA interfaces for expanding storage capacity. USM provides an easy means for developers to implement SATA technology in a wide range of consumer electronics devices, and is the first standard specification to define slots for these types of products to accept complete, powered external storage devices.

USM products are currently available from Antec, GIEC, HiSense, Ionics, Lenuss, Seagate Technology and Thermaltake.

In addition to USM, SATA Revision 3.1 includes several enhancements that help implementers take full advantage of SATA?s 6Gb/s data rate. Key features include:

- mSATA - SATA for mobile computing devices, now with enhanced auto detection to provide increased interoperability by eliminating the need for a dedicated mSATA connector
- Zero-Power Optical Disk Drive (ODD) - eliminates the power consumption of an idle SATA ODD, resulting in increased energy savings
- Required Link Power Management - drives energy efficient power management across all SATA devices, reducing overall system power demand
- Queued Trim Command - allows SATA SSDs to execute Trim without impacting normal operation, improving SSD performance
- Hardware Control Features - enable host identification of device capabilities, allowing hosts to make more effective use of SATA devices


Previous
Next
Windows 8 To Bring ARM Processors To One-Quarter of Notebook PCs in 2015        All News        SuperTalent Introduces Industrial Grade 1.8-inch SSD
Windows 8 To Bring ARM Processors To One-Quarter of Notebook PCs in 2015     PC Parts News      SuperTalent Introduces Industrial Grade 1.8-inch SSD

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Renesas Introduces Second Generation USB 3-SATA3 Bridge SoC
eSATA Faces a Serious Threat from USB 3.0 as High-Speed Interface, Research Claims
SATA-IO to Develop Specification for Mini Interface Connector
SATA Revision 3.0 Promises to Offer 6Gbps Speeds
New SATA Spec Doubles Data Transfer Speeds to 6 Gb/s
Iomega Announces New Power Pro Desktop Hard Drive
Samsung Debuts 18X Serial ATA Rewritable DVD Drive With LightScribe Technology
COMPUTEX : Hard-disk drive makers show latest products
LaCie intros NAS, external SATA drives
The First DVD Drive With SATA Interface

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .